Iran is a country located in the Middle East and borders Armenia, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Turkey and Turkmenistan. It currently has a population of 78 million according the CIA World Factbook. Tehran is the capital and the official language is Persian.
US says China, Iran , Russia are 'forces for instability'
The Trump administration is lashing out at China, Iran, Russia and North Korea for being "forces of instability" because of human rights abuses of their own citizens and others.
Iran's defense minister visits Iraq to promote security ties
Iran's defense minister has visited a joint intelligence center in the Iraqi capital operated by Iran, Iraq, Syria and Russia
Video of woman's violent arrest sparks outrage in Iran
Iran has ordered an investigation after a video surfaced showing police pushing and pulling a young woman who was resisting arrest for not adhering to the Islamic dress code
Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern Iran
US Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 quake hits southern Iran near nuclear plant; felt in Bahrain, Persian Gulf
Israeli PM issues veiled warning to Iran over Syria tensions
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issues a veiled warning to Iran, saying in a Memorial Day speech that his country will defend itself against anyone that tries to harm it
Iran bans government bodies from using foreign message apps
Iranian state TV says government bodies have been barred from using foreign messaging apps
Trump to host Merkel with Iran nuclear deal a pressing issue
President Donald Trump will host German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of two European leaders heading to Washington as he mulls the fate of the Iran nuclear deal
UN accredits US groups on Iran , North Korea rights
The United Nations has granted accreditation to American groups focusing on human rights in North Korea and Iran, overturning a committee's rejection and giving the groups the right to speak at the Human Rights Council and other UN bodies
Rescue helicopter crashes in Iran , 2 dead
Iran's official news agency says a rescue helicopter has crashed in the Persian Gulf, killing two people on board